Richard Rival, MD, FRCSC

4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 stars from 57 reviews
Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
501-1881 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4S 3C4 Canada

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4.5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
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5.0 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5.0 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

My Great Experience - Toronto, ON

Dr. R is a consummate professional, and the results that he produced on my nose were excellent. I had a great experience. All of my expectations were met and Dr. R as an absolute professional throughout. The only advice that I would provide is that you only have a couple of fairly quick consultations prior to the surgery, so make sure that you have all of your questions ready before your consultations to avoid the nuisance of having to go back and ask your questions by phone or email later. Also be sure to clearly communicate what you want done (as would be the case with any surgeon) so that you can be sure that you'll like the result. I was able to get on the same page with Dr. R in terms of what I wanted, and he produced a magnificent result. I could not be happier - he does fantastic work. I chose him because he has a great deal of experience, and my results testify to that.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty


Have been researching three doctors in the Toronto area and I really like his before and after pics. Dr. Rival is a professional, and I highly recommend him to anyone.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Thrilled - New Market, ON

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

So Pleased with the Results of my Surgery - Toronto, ON

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Great Happy - Newmarket, ON

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Septoplasy - Toronto, ON

Google search, referral from a specialist in Montreal, general feeling of competence upon meeting him and checking out the website. Dr. Rival is a fantastic doctor - professional, friendly, incredibly skilled and makes his patients feel well taken care of. I went to him for a septo-rhinoplasty and was made to feel at ease about the whole experience. What I can assure you of is how well taken care of you will be in Dr. Rival's hands. This is partly because of the digital imaging he does pre-surgery, which helps you see what he can do (managing expectations). The other helpful resource are the photos he keeps on his website, which gives you an idea of his work. Highly recommend Dr. Rival!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Rhino-Septo-Plasty - Toronto, ON

Dr. Rival, his secretary Nadia and his team at Southlake Newmarket hospital were great, I felt really comfortable with my decision and really at ease with the surgical procedure. He answered all of my questions and didn't get annoyed when I came to see him several times before deciding to do the surgery. The follow up appointment a week later helped me ask more questions about my recovery and what to expect and now I have another appointment in a month to assess the swelling. He was also available by email to answer questions and to send photos. The post op care is easy if you follow the written instructions given in your surgical package. I also found reading some of these reviews helped me know what to expect. I feel I had a much easier recovery than some people I’ve seen on here and so I feel good about having done the surgery, I just wish I did it earlier!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Rival -Highly Recommend - Newmarket, ON

I found Dr. Rival after he performed Septioplasty on a client of mine. He said it was a life changing surgery and I agree! I am very happy with my septo/rhinoplasty 6 weeks post op. My recovery has been much easier than I expected. Dr. Rival answered all my questions, was prompt for each appointment. I am happy with the result and amazed at how much my breathing has improved. I have asthma and have noticed a huge difference since the operation. I would highly recommend Dr. Rival.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Can't wait to save enough money to get this DONE !! - Toronto, ON

Not sure but he seems amazing and sets to achieve natural looking results!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Help :( Complicated Situation Rhinoplasty - Newmarket, ON

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